Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Cake, buttercream frosting, fondant, candy melts, candy, cupcake wrappers, ribbon, buttons. What are you most proud of? Believe it or not, the icing swirls. Makes a huge difference when you had the correct tip! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Start the babies early. They take a long time, though they aren't difficult.